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Shooting Stars Square

Los Angeles Events: Shooting Stars 2015

 The Original Farmers Market Welcomes Shooting Stars! We are thrilled to be hosting this year's Shooting Stars Cover Kids Event at The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles (6333 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, 90036) on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for a fun family day filled with activities and entertainment, and have your child's photo taken for a chance to be on the cover of L.A. … Read Article

Simpatico Square

Life and Music are Simpatico for Renee Stahl

Most kids music fans know the name Renee Stahl. The L.A.-based musician is the “Renee” in the duo Renee and Jeremy, which released three full-length albums in the past decade, along with one holiday EP. Stahl’s new album, Simpatico, is her first solo project, but she is far from alone on it. Jeremy Toback (the “Jeremy” in Renee and Jeremy) duets on a tune, and Lisa Loeb, Casper Babypants (Chris … Read Article

DEAFestival Square

DEAFestival 2015 Comes to Grand Park

The 17th annual DEAFestival, a free daylong family event offering resources, entertainment and community building, will take place at Los Angeles City Hall and Grand Park (200 N. Spring St., L.A.) from noon-4 p.m. Oct. 3. The event will feature a deaf talent show, a T-shirt design contest, a fashion show, information booths, art workshops, child safety seat classes and free car seat giveaways. … Read Article

Peers Square

Helping Special-Needs Teens Transition Socially

A group of teens is talking. Your child wants to join the conversation, but isn’t sure how to go about it. What would you advise? If you’d tell your child to just walk up and introduce himself, you aren’t doing him any favors. “It would look odd to just walk up to a random group and say hi,” says Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D., founder and director of the UCLA PEERS Clinic, a program that provides … Read Article